Graphic Novels

Sports Illustrated Kids Graphic Novels

Get ready for exciting, full-throttle sports stories in a safe, thrilling, high-interest full-color graphic novel format. Based on the insider knowledge of Sports Illustrated Kids, this 24-book series features action-packed stories and artwork that should appeal to even the most reluctant of readers!

SI Kids Avalanche Freestyle
Rich kid Tony Jay is a shoo-in to win the Silver Falls snowboarding tournament, but his biggest competition, Jack Hewlitt, can't afford to enter. Tony may be spoiled, but he knows that victory means nothing if you don't beat the best. So, he agrees to hold a one-on-one freestyle run with Jack atop the Silver Falls Mountains. But just when things start to heat up, a massive avalanche threatens to put both boys on ice, turning their friendly competition into a race for their lives.
Lexile:GN540, GRL:K, ATOS:2.7

SI Kids Battle for Home Plate
Justin and Carlos have played on the same baseball team since their T-ball days. But this season, the friends are forced to play on rival teams. Carlos makes new friends on the field, and Justin is left in the dust. When their teams face each other in the final game of the season, Justin and Carlos aren't even speaking. The game comes down to one run, and Carlos rounds third. What will happen when the former best friends collide at home plate?
Lexile:GN500, GRL:K, ATOS:2.2

SI Kids BMX Blitz
Luke Lawless is the son of a famous NASCAR driver. Peter Hildebrand has the best BMX gear that money can buy. Houston Morikami is the only girl to win the state BMX title. So what do these three talented teens have in common? They're all racing in the ultimate BMX competition, the BMX-Blitzkrieg! The super-secret course has been kept under wraps, so no one knows what to expect as the race begins. But somehow, the shadowy Peter Hildebrand seems to know what's around every corner.
Lexile:GN550, GRL:K, ATOS:2.9

SI Kids BMX Breakthrough
It was just another day on the BMX street course for Billy Cruz. He lunged down the pipe, rode the ramp high into the air, and tweaked his bike for a perfect Superman -- when suddenly he lost his grip on the seat. Cruz hit the concrete -- hard -- and wound up in the hospital with several broken bones. Six long weeks later, Billy finally got back on his bike. But now, he can’t help but hold back a bit on his tricks, and his scores are starting to suffer. To add insult to injury, Billy's best friend, Penny, has been acting strange since the accident.
Lexile:GN550, GRL:J, ATOS:2.8

SI Kids Endzone Thunder
Hank "Thunder" Wilde and Jonas "Lightning" Fine are total opposites. Jonas is flashy, while Hank lets his booming hits do the talking. However, both teens have one thing in common -- their competition to become team captain is hurting the Cyclones' run at the state championship. Will "Thunder" and "Lightning" rip the Cyclones apart, or will the two wide receivers come together to create the perfect offensive storm?
Lexile:GN590, GRL:K, ATOS:3.4

SI Kids Full Court Flash
Dash the Flash grew nearly a foot last year. Now, he's taller, faster, and stronger than everyone else. Dash out jumps defenders and sinks big shots, all the while making it look too easy. There's just one problem -- his teammates are having a hard time keeping up! His passes are missing the mark, and his friends are getting frustrated with Dash putting on a one man show. Dash has some work to do to prove he's not all Flash and no substance.
Lexile:GN530, GRL:K, ATOS:2.8


SI Kids Full Court Pressure
Star defensive player Zack Fuller is in a tough spot. His new Panthers teammates don't trust him. The players on the Bulldogs, his old squad, think he's a traitor for leaving. When the two teams face each other in the playoffs, Zack has to guard his former best friend. To make matters worse, the Panthers captain refuses to pass the ball to Zack. Caught between a Panther and a Bulldog, and in serious foul trouble, Zack will have to find a way to play through the pressure.
Lexile:GN520, GRL:K, ATOS:2.9

SI Kids Hoop Rat
Trey McTiernan, the Spartans' team captain, becomes fast friends with Griffin Henshaw, the newest member of their squad. The problem is, Griff used to play for the Spartans' biggest rivals, the Goliaths, and the rest of the Spartans' think he's a rat. So, Trey's teammates set a trap for Griff to see where his loyalties lie -- and they ask Trey to be the bait! Trey doesn't know what to do. If his teammates are right, then betraying his friendship with Griff will save their season. But if they're wrong, then Trey will end up being the rat . . .
Lexile:GN550, GRL:K, ATOS:3.1

SI Kids Kickoff Blitz
Tou Yang is the smallest kid on his football team, but he plays like a giant. Tou's job is to dash down the field and smash the ball carrier on kickoffs and punts, and he does it well. When the Bandits come to town, an old enemy on the other side of the line goes out of his way to bring Tou down. Darren cuts corners and plays dirty. Will Tou be able to overcome his gridiron bully, or will Darren send him to the sidelines?
Lexile:GN510, GRL:K, ATOS:2.8

SI Kids Paintball Punk
Chester Coyote is a very talented paintball player. Unfortunately, he would rather be a lone wolf than run with the pack. His team, the Wolves, is in the state paintball finals, but he isn't seeing eye-to-eye with his best friend, Cora Ramirez, the Wolves' team captain. Chester won't follow her orders, and his class-clown personality is turning the rest of the Wolves against him. If Chester doesn't decide to play well with others, he'll lose his friends -- as well as the paintball championship.
Lexile:GN520, GRL:K, ATOS:2.5

SI Kids Point Blank Paintball
Peter and Noah Eccleston are identical twins, so it's no surprise they make the perfect paintball teammates. But when Coach Patterson offers them a chance to compete for a single spot on his elite paintball team, the brothers turn on each other. With markers blazing, the twins cut down the competition with ease. But when they finally face off against each other for a point-blank shootout, who will be the first to pull the trigger?
Lexile:GN550, GRL:T, ATOS:2.9

SI Kids Power at the Plate
Jake Thorson, the Vikings team captain, gets all the credit. He leads the team in home runs, and everybody loves him for it -- that is, everyone but his brother, Luke. Luke isn’t popular, and he hasn't hit a single home run -- but he does have the team’s best batting average as well as the most stolen bases. However, those types of things don’t really get you the attention that a homer does, and Luke’s tired of standing in the Jake’s shadow.
Lexile:GN560, GRL:J, ATOS:2.7

SI Kids Quarterback Scramble
As the backup quarterback for the Hawks, Ben Paulson is happy to ride the bench and hang out with his teammates on the sidelines. But everything changes when the Hawks' star quarterback, Wes Blake, gets suspended for pulling poor grades in math. With Ben at the helm, the offense starts to stall, and his teammates place the blame squarely on his shoulders. Soon after, a possible solution to Ben's passing problems reveals itself -- but he's not so sure it's the right answer.
Lexile:GN540, GRL:K, ATOS:2.9

SI Kids Reality Check
When he's playing hockey, Ricky Holder hits hard and never holds back. During a scrimmage, Ricky plays rough and injures his own team's top scorer. Ricky's father is proud of him, but his teammates ditch him because of his dangerous checks. Ricky tries to ease up a little, but his teammates won't forgive him, and his father is mad that he's not giving 110 percent. Can he fix things before the state's toughest team comes to town?
Lexile:GN540, GRL:K, ATOS:2.6

SI Kids Riptide Pride
Tane Kalana is a natural on the water. He rides waves with ease and looks good doing it. But being talented tends to put a target on your back, and Cody Hannigan has his sights set on taking Tane down a notch. Cody challenges him to a surfer showdown at Breaker Bay! The infamous surfing locale is known to be unpredictable and dangerous, but Tane is tired of Cody's bullying, and Cody won't leave Tane be unless he agrees to a standoff at sundown.
Lexile:GN530, GRL:J, ATOS:2.5

SI Kids Shot Clock Slam
Perry the Playmaker has always been the Tigers' go-to guy -- until super-tall and ultra-talented Jason joins the team. Feeding the ball to Jason in the post is a guaranteed two points, but Perry refuses to play nice. Instead, he hogs the ball and takes bad shots, ruining the team's rhythm. Will Perry's selfishness spoil the Tigers' run at the state championship, or will the two talented teens team up to slam dunk the competition?
Lexile:GN530, GRL:K, ATOS:2.8

SI Kids Skateboard Breakdown
Ty Taggart has always loved skating. But ever since his older brother, Nick, died in combat, Ty has been off his game. He skates recklessly and has lost all interest in the local skating tournament. But when Nick's best friend, Edwin, pays him a visit, Ty is able to reign in his anger and realize his true skating potential. In the finals, everyone is dazzled by Ty's slick, flashy tricks -- until he wipes out and breaks his board. Ty will have to pick up the pieces and reassemble his board overnight if he hopes to prevail.
Lexile:GN540, GRL:K, ATOS:2.7

SI Kids Skateboard Sonar
Matty Lyons is a top-notch skateboarder who can do all the coolest tricks. His moves are even more impressive since he's blind. But not everyone is a fan of the talented grinder. During the state's biggest skating competition, former champion Bing Hawtin mocks Matty, saying that a blind kid has no chance to win. But Matty knows something Bing doesn't . . . seeing isn't everything.
Lexile:GN550, GRL:Q, ATOS:2.5

SI Kids Sack Attack!
The Eagles have two talented defensive linemen who tackle the game of football in opposite ways. Mike Bravis outmuscles his opponents, while Trenton Kubrick prefers to outsmart them. The two defensive stars may have different playstyles, but the outcome is always the same: they get the sacks while their opponents get embarrassed. But when Jared Michaels, the best offensive lineman in the league, comes to town, he makes it obvious that Trenton and Mike will have to pool their talents to stop the Bandits’ all-star aerial assault.
Lexile:GN550, GRL:J, ATOS:2.8

SI Kids Snowboard Standoff
Isaac Foster is far from cold-hearted, but this talented freestyler is pretty rigid in his ways. He's efficient, calculating, and believes there's a best way to do every trick in the book. Kai Palakiko, on the other hand, is an open-minded former surfer who believes adaptability is key to snowboarding success. But on Isaac's team, you either fall in line, or you fall by the wayside.
Lexile:GN580, GRL:J, ATOS:3.4

SI Kids Soccer Longshot
Matty is the team captain of the local soccer club, the Strikers. His team is talented, but Matty can't help but feel that something's missing. He hasn't improved in a while, and wonders if he needs to switch things up in order to keep improving. So, he decides to head out to the local park to kick it with some of the street ball kids. Matty figures he'll run right through the disorganized teens. Instead, he gets a swift kick in the pants!
Lexile:GN500, GRL:J, ATOS:2.5

SI Kids Spotlight Striker
Carlos Ramirez has always been the Strikers' best scorer. He pulls off bicycle kicks with ease, and his best friend, Tou Yang, knows exactly where to put the passes. But the state's best team, the Bandits, are coming to town, and Carlos hears that he'll have a very special fan in the stands. His uncle, a professional soccer player, will be watching his nephew's every move during the Strikers' biggest game of the year. As the pressure to perform sets in, Carlos struggles to even hit the ball, let alone do bicycle kicks. Everyone has seen that Carlos is a gifted athlete, but no one knows whether he'll shine as the center of attention, or be blinded by the spotlight.
Lexile:GN510, GRL:K, ATOS:2.5

SI Kids Track Team Titans
Track season is about to begin, and Gerald "Sully" Sullivan is ready and raring to run. But on the first day of tryouts, no other students show up! If the Titans don't get more members, there won’t be a track team. So Sully pays a visit to the other sports teams, hoping their star athletes will join. None of the other athletes think much of track and field. Sully will have to beat them at their own sports to change their minds. . . .
Lexile:GN540, GRL:K, ATOS:2.8

SI Kids Wild Pitch
n last year's state championship game, Ryan Rogan beaned Kyle Walker with a red-hot fastball. The pitch injured Kyle, forcing him to leave the game. His team lost, and Ryan got to celebrate the win while Kyle headed to the hospital. It took several months for Kyle's injury to heal, and he couldn't shake the suspicion that Ryan had intentionally threw at him. But Kyle has put all that out of his mind, because he's excited for a fresh start this year -- until he discovers that Ryan will be joining his team . . .
Lexile:GN560, GRL:K, ATOS:3.1

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Reading Level

Interest Level

2nd/3rd Grade Readability

Grades 3-8


Subject/Genre: Graphic Novels Sports

Ratings: Lexile: 500-590 | GRL:J-T

Recommended Ages: 9-14

Pages: 56 pp., 5-1/4 x 7-1/2

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DDD-2661

Discounted Pricing on Complete Set
Complete 24 book set

$172.56
$155.00

Components (Sold Separately)

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DDD-2502

SI Kids Spotlight Striker


$7.19

DDD-2491

SI Kids Point-Blank Paintball


$7.19

DDD-2492

SI Kids Power at the Plate


$7.19

DDD-2500

SI Kids Snowboard Standoff


$7.19

DDD-2494

SI Kids Reality Check


$7.19

DDD-2489

SI Kids Kickoff Blitz


$7.19

DDD-2504

SI Kids Wild Pitch


$7.19

DDD-2485

SI Kids End Zone Thunder


$7.19

DDD-2499

SI Kids Sack Attack


$7.19

DDD-2486

SI Kids Full Court Flash


$7.19

DDD-2498

SI Kids Skateboard Sonar


$7.19

DDD-2496

SI Kids Shot Block Slam


$7.19

DDD-2488

SI Kids Hoop Rat


$7.19

DDD-2501

SI Kids Soccer Longshot


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DDD-2484

SI Kids BMX Breakthrough


$7.19

DDD-2503

SI Kids Track Team Titans


$7.19

DDD-2490

SI Kids Paintball Punk


$7.19

DDD-2492

SI Kids Power at the Plate


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DDD-2482

SI Kids Battle for Home Plate


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DDD-2493

SI Kids Quarterback Scramble


$7.19

DDD-2481

SI Kids Avalanche Freestyle


$7.19

DDD-2483

SI Kids BMX Blitz


$7.19

DDD-2487

SI Kids Full Court Pressure


$7.19

DDD-2497

SI Kids Skateboard Breakdown


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